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We all know what it's like to struggle sometimes, but Elefriends, managed by Mind, the mental health charity, is a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Through sharing experiences Elefriends don't just get help, they give help too.

Connect Online Support

Connect Online is a confidential service that offers emotional and practical support to people in Leeds.

You can access this text-based service on the Leeds Survivor Led Service website. Alternatively, please call 0808 800 1212 for telephone support.

The Teen Connect service also offers support by online chat to 13-16 year olds.

Connect also offer support for people who use BSL every Monday from 7 to 11 pm. Find out more online.

Big White Wall

A safe online community of people who support and help each other by sharing what's troubling them, guided by trained professionals. Big White Wall is a digital support and recovery service for people who are stressed, anxious, low or not coping. Available 24/7, Big White Wall is completely anonymous so you can express yourself freely and openly. Professionally trained Wall Guides ensure the safety and anonymity of all members.

Email the Samaritans

Sometimes it can feel difficult to pick up the telephone. Sometimes writing down your thoughts and feelings can help you better understand them. Samaritan volunteers answer approximately 600 emails a day that come through to

Feeling anxious?

Find out why and learn some techniques to help you cope.

When should I talk to my GP?

And how to prepare for an appointment.

Quick self-help

Some things you can do to feel better now.

Are you pregnant or a new parent?

Get information and support.

Digital Apps Library

Find out about trusted digital tools for a range of health matters, including relaxation, panic attacks, coping with stress, sleeping better, stopping self harm and lots more.

British Sign Language (BSL)

Wherever you see this icon, you will find a BSL video explaining the content on the page.